Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Iraqi Kurdistan

Report: Rockets hit Mossad Bases in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region

Rockets have hit two Mossad bases in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region, reports say, with projectiles also landing near a US military base and the US consulate in the regional capital Erbil.

Iraq’s Soleimanieh governor invites Iranians to invest in regional projects

The governor of Iraq’s Soleimanieh province has invited Iranian investors to participate in 264 projects in the autonomous region in northernIraq.

Iraqi court suspends Hoshyar Zebari’s presidential bid

Iraq’s federal court on Sunday decided to suspend the nomination of the Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KDP) candidate for the Iraqi presidency, Hoshyar Zebari.

Erbil airport in Iraqi Kurdistan hit by drone attacks

The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, of which Erbil is the capital, initially said three rockets had hit near the airport. A...

Why Iran carried out missile strike in northern Iraq?

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on Friday rained down missiles on the positions of the terrorist group calling itself “the Democratic Party of Kurdistan”, in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

IRGC warns of response to terrorists on border with Iraq’s Kurdistan

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has warned Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region about terrorists active in border areas.

Iran Denies Any Involvement in Erbil Attack, Urges Prosecution of Perpetrators

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has categorically rejected allegations ascribing the Monday night's rocket attack on the city of Erbil in the Iraqi Kurdistan region to Iran, calling on the Baghdad government to prosecute the perpetrators.

Erbil Owes Existence to Gen. Soleimani, KRG Ex-President Tells Why

The review of an interview with former president of the Kurdistan Region five years after being published in a Turkish daily sheds light on how Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani literally saved Erbil after the Kurdish calls for help from the US, UK, France, Turkey and Saudis went unheeded when bloodthirsty ISIS forces were on the city’s doorstep.

IRGC Launches Retaliatory Attacks on Terrorists’ Positions

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has launched retaliatory attacks on positions of anti-Iran terrorist groups along the Iranian borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Iran Congratulates Barzani on Election as KRG President

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government.

Iran’s FM Meets PUK Secretary-General

The top Iranian diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Secretary-General of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Kosrat Rasul.

Ties with Iran Highly Important: Barzani

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says the ties between the Iraqi Kurdistan’s region and the Islamic Republic of Iran are very important adding that broadening cooperation in various sectors, including economic and commercial ones is part of the KRG’s policy.

Syrian Army in Manbij to Protect Kurds from Turkey

The Syrian army has entered Manbij near the Turkish border, marking the return of territories held by US-backed militants to the government fold for the first time in years, an army spokesman said Friday.

Turkish Army Makes New Incursion Deep Into Iraq

The Turkish army has made a new incursion deep into the Iraqi soil as part of a larger plan to strengthen its military presence in the Arab country’s Kurdistan region.

Iran to Resume Direct Flights to Erbil as of April 27

Iran will resume direct flights between Tehran and the Iraqi city of Erbil from April 27 after a six-month hiatus which saw Baghdad and its neighbors impose an air ban on the regional Kurdistan government over a secession bid.

Iran FM Condoles with KRG PM over His Brother’s Death

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered his condolences to Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani following the death of his brother Dilovan Barzani on Monday.

Huge Warehouse in Iraq Razed to Ground in Controlled Explosion (+Video)

An old wheat and grain warehouse in Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah was destroyed on Friday under the supervision of the local authorities.

Iraqi Kurdistan’s PM to Visit Tehran Sunday

Reports say Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, will travel to the Iranian capital on Sunday.

Kurdistan Says to Respect Iraqi Supreme Court’s Verdict

Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government says it accepts the verdict by the Iraqi Supreme Court on the First Article of the country’s Constitution.

NATO May Withdraw Forces from Iraqi Kurdistan Region

NATO member states including Slovenia may withdraw their forces from the Iraqi Kurdistan region, Slovenian defence minister says.

Baghdad Rejects Kurdistan’s Offer, Urges Annulment of Referendum Results

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called for the total annulment of the recent Kurdish secession referendum in northern Iraq, apparently rejecting the Kurdish leader’s recent decision to merely freeze the results of the unconstitutional vote.

5,000 Kurdish Forces Join Iraqi Army in Nineveh Province

With the arrival of Iraqi federal forces in Nineveh Province in northern Iraq, five thousand Peshmerga forceshave joined the Iraqi army with all their military equipment.

Iran Reopens Land Border with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran has reopened its land border with the Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sulaymaniyah province following a decision by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to suspend the results of its recent independence referendum.

Iraqi Kurds Offer to Suspend Referendum Results

The Iraqi Kurdistan has offered to suspend the results of its recent independence referendum in an effort to resolve a crisis in relations with Baghdad via dialogue rather than military means.

Iran Denounces Attack on Its Consulate in Erbil

    According to a statement by the Iranian Consulate General in Erbil, on Friday evening, when the Consulate General was closed, certain individuals with political...

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